Prunus avium

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Prunus avium
Prunus avium fruit.jpg
Gean foliage an fruit
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Faimily: Rosaceae
Genus: Prunus
Subgenus: Cerasus
Species: P. avium
Binomial name
Prunus avium
L. 1755 nae Franch. 1890
Prunus avium range.svg
Distribution map
Synonyms[1]

Prunus avium, commonly cried gean, is a species o cherry, a flouerin plant in the rose faimily Rosaceae. It is native tae Europe, Anatolie, Maghreb, an wastren Asie, frae the Breetish Isles[2] sooth tae Morocco an Tunisie, north tae the Trondheimsfjord region in Norawa an east tae the Caucasus an northren Iran, wi a smaw isolatit population in the wastren Himalaya.[3] The species is widely cultivatit in ither regions an haes acome naituralised in North Americae an Australie.[4][5][6]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species". Retrieved 27 January 2014.
  2. British Trees Online
  3. Den Virtuella Floran: Prunus avium (in Swadish; wi map)
  4. Atlas of Living Australia. "Prunus avium : Sweet Cherry – Atlas of Living Australia". ala.org.au.
  5. Calflora taxon report, University of California, Prunus avium (L.) L. sweet cherry
  6. Flora of North America, Prunus avium (Linnaeus) Linnaeus, 1755. Sweet cherry, cerisier des oiseaux